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The Daily Telegraph - Rugby World Cup - - Sport Rugby World Cup 2015 -

That Eng­land are sus­pect at the break­down and in­side cen­tre is a prob­lem po­si­tion are hardly new de­vel­op­ments, but nei­ther was their fight­ing spirit. How­ever many flaws there were, Eng­land still got the job done. The two tries in the fi­nal 10 min­utes en­sured they came away with the five points they re­quired. It needs to be ac­knowl­edged that Fiji were tricky op­po­nents. The Red Rose set­piece su­pe­ri­or­ity never ma­te­ri­alised and when Eng­land played badly, more of­ten than not it was be­cause Fiji made them play badly. Open­ing games are al­ways tricky af­fairs for the hosts. They rarely shine. Go­ing back eight years, France were up­set by Ar­gentina in Paris. In the grand scheme of things, Eng­land are up and run­ning with­out any se­ri­ous in­juries. The coach­ing staff will be more than sat­is­fied with that.

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